Fee Schedule Rates
As a fee-for-service entity the CMG is obligated to recover the direct operating costs (e.g., direct labor, feed, bedding, animal husbandry consumable supplies, etc.) incurred for the animal procurement, animal husbandry, and veterinary research support services provided to principal investigators/instructors (PIs) that use animals in their research and/or teaching. The CMG fee schedule rates (i.e., per diem rates, hourly labor rates, other service rates, etc.) are calculated using the NIH/NCRR Cost Analysis and Rate Setting Manual for Animal Research Facilities (May 2000) guidelines and are reviewed and approved by the Vice President for Research, Asst. Vice President for Financial Services, and Vice President for Administration & Finance/CFO for accuracy and compliance with KSU cost accounting policies and federal regulations (9 CFR 200).
Monthly Billing: Investigators are billed on a monthly basis for the prior month’s activity. Payments are due upon receipt (i.e., NLT the end of the month).
The approved CMG fee schedule rates fall into 2 broad categories: